DCNR Calendar of Events

Events

Thursday, July 15

Self-Guided: DIY DiscoverE Activity Guide

Pick up your free copy of this summer's DIY DiscoverE Activity Guide! You can find a copy of the guide in the lobby of the education building at Kings Gap,...

StoryWalk: Tuesday

Self-Guided Mid-June through mid-September Visit the Watershed Trail in the Kings Gap Hollow Day Use area to enjoy a story...

Abigail & Yellow Ridge Trails

After meeting at the Park Office, we will car pool to the Abigail Trail and hike nine miles south-west - back to Caledonia on the Abigail and Yellow Ridge...

Discover Ricketts Hike

Hiking the Little Cherry Run Loop Trail to see our hidden gem waterfalls. This is a 6-mile moderate hike. Good boots are recommended for walking. Park...

Weekly Weeders

Interested in learning more about gardening with native plants? Volunteer to work alongside our education staff as they mulch, pull weeds, divide plants, and...

DiscoverE Family Adventures: Wild Survival! (Week 2: Water Quest)

Families: take a walk on the wild side this summer and explore Jennings Environmental Education Center during the latest four-week series of DiscoverE Family...

DiscoverE – Fishing & Pond Exploration

Join the Park Nauralists for a fun day of fishing and explore the ponds of Presque Isle. Learn all about what types of plants and animals like to inhabit...

DiscoverE: Outdoor Explorers Summer Camp

Outdoor Explorers (Ages 6-8) Campers increase their awareness while gaining factual knowledge of the natural world through hands-on activities. This...

DiscoverE: Penn's Adventurers (Ages 9-12)

Penn’s Adventurers is a structured approach, guiding children to develop knowledge and problem-solving skills. This camp provides hiking and more in-depth...

Penn's Adventurers DiscoverE! Camp

Designed for ages 9-12, Penn’s Adventurers will develop their outdoor skills while learning about the habitats and wildlife that can be found at Bendigo...

Thursday Family Nature Hike

Join Ms Sarah and your friends from the Mifflin Community Library for this family hiking series through Nolde Forest. What will we find on our adventure?...

WORLDS END WALKABOUT

Explore a variety of park trails with other hiking enthusiasts. Most walkabouts are are 2 -3 miles in length and begin at the Visitors Center. Occasionally,...

All about Mammals! (Jr. Naturalist 1 series)

Children ages 5-8 are invited to come along and learn about various aspects of the natural world. Each program will start with a story, and then will launch...

Exhibit: 100 Years of Presque Isle State Park

Presque Isle State Park is celebrating its 100-year anniversary.  A new educational exhibit showcasing the history of the park will be on display from May...

Historic Gristmill Hours

2021 Historic Gristmill Hours are from 10:30 AM to 3:30 PM at McConnells Mill State Park. The historic gristmill will be open to visitors Wednesdays through...

DiscoverE Family Adventures: Wild Survival! (Week 2: Water Quest)

Families: take a walk on the wild side this summer and explore Jennings Environmental Education Center during the latest four-week series of DiscoverE Family...

Fishing Tackle Loaner Program

What if you didn’t bring your fishing gear? No problem—borrow ours! Rods and tackle boxes will be available to borrow on a first come, first serve basis. All...

DiscoverE Family Adventures: Wild Survival! (Week 2: Water Quest)

Families: take a walk on the wild side this summer and explore Jennings Environmental Education Center during the latest four-week series of DiscoverE Family...

DiscoverE Outdoor Explorers

Pennsylvania DiscoverE is a program package that is provided in the form of a day camp at Oil Creek State Park. Outdoor Explorers is the DiscoverE program...

Family Fishing

Go on, take the bait! We'll loan you a rod, bait and tackle for this 1.5 hour catch and release program that outlines the SMART way to fish.

Home School Day: Water

Come join the park naturalist for a look at water and its importance for life on Earth. We will also explore water quality and how to protect our water....

Tremendous Trees

Learn how to identify the trees that grow in the park. Meet at the Amphitheater. **Please register by clicking on the green register button.** Contact...

From the Teeth of Dinosaurs

Starts from dinosaurs, then looks at the adaptations of modern critters.

Fireflies!

Join park staff as we fly into the world of luminous lightning bugs! Find out about their unique lives and how you can help lightening bugs as citizen...

Sugar Run Night Hike

Join us for an evening hike on Sugar Run Trail. We will experience the noises of the night. Meet at Shenango Wier. Dress for the weather. Bring a flashlight....

Thursday, July 15